Walker, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 792 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 
Males: 397  (50.2%)
Females: 395  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 52352.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,366 (it was $43,438 in 2000)
Walker:

$59,366
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,726 (it was $16,258 in 2000)

Walker city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,279 (it was $82,200 in 2000)
Walker:

$133,279
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $122,184; detached houses: $125,654

Median gross rent in 2017: $608.

March 2019 cost of living index in Walker: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.7%
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  • Races in Walker, IA (2010)
    • 77197.5%White alone
    • 81.0%Two or more races
    • 81.0%Hispanic
    • 20.3%Black alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone

Races in Walker detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Walker, Iowa as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Walker is 424 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (36.8%), American (13.9%), English (12.1%), Irish (7.6%), Czech (5.8%), Czechoslovakian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/13/1891

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,126 people per square mile   (low).

Walker, Iowa map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,894 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,740 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (21.8 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (133.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (212.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rowley, IA (2.5 miles ),
Urbana, IA (2.6 miles ),
Center Point, IA (2.6 miles ),
Quasqueton, IA (2.7 miles ),
Brandon, IA (3.4 miles ),
Alburnett, IA (3.6 miles ),
Coggon, IA (3.6 miles ),
Winthrop, IA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.29 N, Longitude: 91.78 W

Area code: 319

Distribution of median household income in Walker, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Walker, IA in 2017
Walker satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $160,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Walker, IA residents
Average permit cost in Walker, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +79 (+11.8%).
Most common industries in Walker, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Food (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Walker, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.0%)
  • Carpenters (3.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.6%)
  • Carpenters (7.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Child care workers (7.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)

Average climate in Walker, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.2. This is about average.

City:

74.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.217. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.217
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.43. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.43
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.224. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.224
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.51
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Walker-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the Walker city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Walker-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 335.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 315.2 miles away from Walker center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 159.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 364.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 335.3 miles away from Walker center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 320.9 miles away from Walker center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Linn County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Walker topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Walker:

  • BUCHANAN COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; INDEPENDENCE, IA)
  • MERCY DIALYSIS - VINTON (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; VINTON, IA)
  • LUTHERAN HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; VINTON, IA)

Operable nuclear power plant near Walker:

  • 16 miles: Duane Arnold in Palo, IA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walker:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 27 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 30 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 39 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 39 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • University of Iowa (about 46 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 62 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 71 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)

Private high school in Walker:

See full list of schools located in Walker

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Walker: Walker Fire Department (A), Walker City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Walker include: Sacred Heart Catholic Church (A), Walker United Methodist Church (B), Walker Bible Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: John Kacere - Artist.

Linn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Walker and their reported violations in the past:

CONO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.4%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Walker (2011 data):

  • Walker State Bank: at 116 Greene Street, branch established on 1946/05/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $39.2 mil, Deposits: $34.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Country Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Walker:

Marital status in Walker, IA
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 3.9%

For population 25 years and over in Walker:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Walker, IA (based on Linn County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,93018
Mainline Protestant35,52275
Evangelical Protestant29,18488
Other4,96918
Orthodox5452
Black Protestant4332
None99,643-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
Here:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Linn County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 88
This county:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 146
This county:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Linn County:

28.6%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,020$36,2406$122
Streets and Highways 1$3,232$38,7842$299
Financial Administration 0$0 2$595
Totals for Government 2$6,252$37,51210$1,016

Walker government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,306,000 ($1648.99)
    Sewerage: $388,000 ($489.90)
    Regular Highways: $145,000 ($183.08)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $86,000 ($108.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $70,000 ($88.38)
    Sewerage: $69,000 ($87.12)
    Regular Highways: $59,000 ($74.49)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($63.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($16.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($8.84)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($8.84)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($3.79)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($3.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($10.10)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $20,000 ($25.25)
    Other - Libraries: $5,000 ($6.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,000 ($3.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $94,000 ($118.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($10.10)

Walker government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $111,000 ($140.15)
    Other: $1,000 ($1.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($18.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $24,000 ($30.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($34.09)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($10.10)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($5.05)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($1.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($101.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $75,000 ($94.70)
  • Tax - Property: $209,000 ($263.89)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $98,000 ($123.74)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.53)

Walker government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,878,000 ($2371.21)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,315,000 ($1660.35)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $710,000 ($896.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,000 ($185.61)

Walker government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $777,000 ($981.06)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $161,000 ($203.28)

5.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,861 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Johnson County, IA  0.80% ($47,263 average AGI)
from Benton County, IA  0.29% ($50,263)
from Black Hawk County, IA  0.21% ($39,204)


5.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Iowa average:

6.23%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($293 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.03%
Iowa average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Johnson County, IA  0.59% ($53,893 average AGI)
to Benton County, IA  0.34% ($54,752)
to Polk County, IA  0.26% ($53,674)

Businesses in Walker, IA

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in Walker:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KMRY (1450 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SELLERS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walker:

  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQMG-FM (95.3 FM; INDEPENDENCE, IA; Owner: KEENE OF IOWA, INC.)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMCH (94.7 FM; MANCHESTER, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Walker:

  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Walker fatal accident list:

Dec 15, 1979 07:17 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.8mTotal length
  • 8,394Total average daily traffic
  • 110Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,394Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Walker, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Walker, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Walker)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4.5 Mi Nw Of Walker (Lat: 42.316389 Lon: -91.858778), Call Sign: KJF270, Licensee ID: L00027000,
    Assigned Frequencies: 26.1100 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/1977, Expiration Date: 02/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2006, Registrant: Cedar Rapids Television Company, 2nd Ave. At 5th Street, Ne, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
  • 4.5 Mi Wnw Of (Lat: 42.316389 Lon: -91.858500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 587 m, Call Sign: KOE553, Licensee ID: L00018034,
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.010 MHz, Grant Date: 12/30/1998, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2017, Certifier: Douglas L Vernier, Registrant: University Of Northern Iowa, 324 Communication Arts Center, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0359, Phone: (319) 273-6400

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 210 Park St (Lat: 42.286389 Lon: -91.781833), Call Sign: WNHT616, Licensee ID: L00061094,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 10/01/2011, Expiration Date: 12/17/2021, Registrant: County Of Linn, City Hall, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, Phone: (319) 363-2671
  • Lat: 42.290778 Lon: -91.894778, Call Sign: WQYC565, Licensee ID: L02045030,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.250 MHz, 469.250 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2016, Expiration Date: 08/17/2026, Certifier: Andrew White, Registrant: Andrew White, 3095 51th St., Walker, IA 52352, Phone: (319) 533-6895
  • Lat: 42.340056 Lon: -91.757111, Call Sign: WQYI374,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.930 MHz, 151.715 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2016, Expiration Date: 10/06/2026, Certifier: Mike Fangman, Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Walker)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: DOWNER BELLANCA 14-19 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 152 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-435 (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 512A , Serial Number: 2065, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 04/04/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Daryl R Burns, 2661 Wapsi Ridge Dr, Walker, IA 52352

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$129,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$61,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Walker, IA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Walker, IA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of fires - 25 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Walker, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.1%), and Structure Fires (33.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Walker, IA
    • 8552.1%Outside Fires
    • 5433.1%Structure Fires
    • 159.2%Other
    • 95.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Walker, IA
Most common first names in Walker, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1282.6 years
William1173.4 years
Mary1182.8 years
Harold1074.3 years
Charles883.9 years
Robert781.6 years
Anna783.5 years
Kenneth673.2 years
Edward674.2 years
Frank685.3 years
Most common last names in Walker, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wachal982.4 years
Shaffer984.9 years
Zieser878.0 years
Smith875.0 years
Kuhn684.8 years
Morris674.5 years
Johnson672.3 years
Scott567.0 years
Carson580.4 years
Arnold589.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Walker, IA
  • 75.1%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Electricity
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Walker, IA
  • 66.7%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas


Walker compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Walker on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 500+"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Larry M. Conrad (2)
  • Sandra S. Dudley (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.